Papua New Guinea

Fiji | Papua New Guinea | Patteson, John Coleridge | Solomon Islands | Vanuatu

Patteson of the Isles by Mary H. Debenham

Mary H. Debenham’s short biography of the great South Sea missionary John Coleridge Patteson [1827-1871] entered the public domain this year. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book for digitisation. Mary H. Debenham [1864-1947], Patteson of the Isles. London: Oxford University Press, 1921. Hbk. pp.160. [Click to visit the download…

Africa | China | India | London Missionary Society | Madagascar | Oceania | Papua New Guinea

London Missionary Society – Gleanings From Many Lands

This book represents a summary of the achievements of the London Missionary Society over 100 years since its foundation. It is drawn from accounts of its workers across the all the countries that the L.M.S. had worked in. There are fifty illustrations in this volume. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a…

London Missionary Society | Oceania | Papua New Guinea

Story of the London Missionary Society in the South Seas

The work of the London Missionary Society in the Pacific Ocean through its “Missionary Ships” is truly inspiring. In this heavily illustrated book George Cousins (editorial Assistant and Assistant Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society) draws on a number of sources to retell the story. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy…